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Oct 09, 2008

Kawasaki Launches New Website

Kawasaki Launches New Website Supporting Engines And Power Products Business.

Oct 08, 2008

Kawasaki Engine Division Announces Major Personnel Moves

Kent Murakami, longtime G.M., will retire and be replaced by KMM’s Yoshiteru Ueda; Ohno, Howe, and Lockyear broaden responsibilities.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 8, 2008)—Katsuyuki (Kent) Murakami, general manager of Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.’s Engines and Power Products Division based here, announced that he will retire effective the end of this year. He will be replaced by

Sep 25, 2008

Two New Kawasaki Trimmers Have 30% More Engine Capacity

Two new models are “beefed up” for heavy-duty trim jobs.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Kawasaki is introducing two new string trimmers built for heavy-duty grass and weed trimming. The KBL35A and the KGT35A are both powered by Kawasaki’s new TJ35E engine that features a hefty 34.4cc (2.1 displacement, which delivers plenty of power for cutting through the toughest grass.

Jul 01, 2008

Kawasaki's Karen Howard Promoted To National Sales Manager, Dealer Channel

Veteran KMC employee takes on a new role as company growth continues.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., (July, 2008) - Karen Howard, a 16-year veteran of Kawasaki Engines and Power Products Division, has been promoted to national sales manager, dealer channel, from her position as manager, marketing and sales services. The promotion was announced in conjunction with the company’s annual District Managers Meeting.

Jul 01, 2008

Kawasaki's Greg Knott Promoted To Engineering Services Manager

Veteran KMC employee takes on a new role as company growth continues. 

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., (July, 2008) –Greg Knott, a ten-year veteran of Kawasaki Engines and Power Products Division, has been promoted to engineering services manager from his position as Applications Engineering Manager. The promotion was announced in conjunction with the company’s annual District Managers Meeting.

Jun 01, 2008

The Kawasaki Brand Has An Enviable Record Of Engineering Strength And Performance In Numerous Fields

Engines and Power Products deliver on the heritage built over more than 125 years.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Each time somebody maneuvers a mower powered by a Kawasaki engine, or performs landscaping tasks with one of the company’s new KCL25A hedge trimmers, or handles clean-up chores with a KRH300A blower—they are benefiting from a history of performance that few brands can match.

Jan 01, 2008

New Additions To Kawasaki's Handheld Power Products Line Signal Continued Interest In Satisfying Both Professionals And Homeowners

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Kawasaki’s complete line of handheld power products has been engineered to offer both performance and durability to commercial users and homeowners. With products delivering optimum power matched with ease-of-use, the brand’s justifiable reputation with professional landscapers and garden maintenance crews is well-deserved.

Jan 01, 2008

Kawasaki Expands Line Of Air-Cooled Two-Cylinder Fx Engines

Three new entries at 27, 29, and 31 HP join larger units in this V-Twin family.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Three new FX Series air-cooled, V-twin engines, designed specifically for commercial riding mowers, light industrial and construction equipment applications are now available from Kawasaki.

Jan 01, 2008

New Kawasaki Trimmer Cuts Both Fuel Use And Emissions

KTF27A/AC offers a broad list of professional grade features.

Jan 01, 2008

Powerful New Kawsaki Handheld Blower Combines Cleaning Power And Decreased Fuel Consumption

KRH300A/AC cleans up in the category, and does it with maximum efficiency.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Clean-up chores following mowing and landscape maintenance jobs can be accomplished more quickly with the new Kawasaki KRH300A (KRH300A/AC in Calif.) handheld blower. Matching its performance characteristics is the new unit’s ability to deliver up to a 25 percent decrease in fuel consumption compared to the TJ027D.

Jan 01, 2008

Operator Friendly Kawasaki Trimmer Is Field-Tested

KGT27B provides perfect mix of comfort and performance.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—With years of “in the field” experience, the Kawasaki KGT27B commercial string trimmer ranks as one of the most popular trimmers with professional landscape managers. This is due to performance characteristics and durability as well as ongoing recommendations from crews using the KGT27B on a daily basis.

Jan 01, 2008

New Kawasaki Hedge Clippers Reduce Fuel Consumption And Satisfy The Most Demanding Commercial Users

KCL525A/AC and KCS525A/AC can save up to 25 percent of fuel costs.

Jan 01, 2008

Pro Service Program Is A "Win-Win" For Kawasaki And Its Dealers

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan—In its first two years, the Kawasaki Engines/Power Products Division’s Pro Service Dealer Program has proved to be an overwhelming success for Kawasaki and its Pro Service dealers.